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UK Baseball Ranked 25th Preseason

Posted: 01/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the second time this season, the Kentucky baseball team has earned a preseason national ranking, checking in at No. 25 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association preseason top-30, the organization announced Thursday.

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Kaumeyer Named Defensive Backs Coach

Posted: 01/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thom Kaumeyer, whose varied experiences include stints as a Division I defensive coordinator, junior-college head coach, National Football League player, and NFL assistant coach, is the new defensive backs coach at the University of Kentucky, Coach Rich Brooks has announced.

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Football Wildcats pick up another verbal commitment

Updated: 01/17/2008 - Rich Brooks has picked up another verbal commitment. Leesburg (FL) linebacker Danny Trevathan made an official visit to UK over the weekend and said he would sign with the Wildcats on NCAA Signing Day, Feb. 6.

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UK Hoops Host No. 2 Tennessee Thursday

Posted: 01/16/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team looks to extend its three-game winning streak when the Wildcats play host to No. 2 Tennessee Thursday, Jan. 17 in Memorial Coliseum. The game will be aired live on the Big Blue Sports Radio Network with Neil Price. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. EST.

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Scott Named SEC Field Athlete of the Week

Posted: 01/16/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky track and field athlete Rashaud Scott (Bronx, N.Y.) was named the Southeastern Conference’s Track and Field Male Field Athlete of the Week after his Kentucky Invitational victories in the men’s weight throw and shot put, the league office in Birmingham, Ala., announced Tuesday.

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Bulldogs reject Cats, 69-64

Updated: 01/16/2008 - STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Every time Jarvis Varnado rejected another Kentucky shot he could feel Mississippi State gaining strength. It happened often.

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Gritty Cats come up short in Starkville

Posted: 01/15/2008 - Joe Crawford and Ramel Bradley combined for 44 points but Mississippi State hit free throws down the stretch to hold on for a 69-64 victory over Kentucky Tuesday night in Starkville.

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Bengals Hire Defensive Coordinator

Posted: 01/15/2008 - The Bengals today filled the team’s defensive coordinator position with the hiring of Mike Zimmer, who has been an NFL coordinator for the past eight seasons.

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Mackey allowed to stay in Ohio school

Posted: 01/15/2008 - GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) - A former central Kentucky basketball star may remain enrolled at Cincinnati's Harmony Community School while his drug case is going through the courts.

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Former Wildcat Tabbed White Sox Prospect

Posted: 01/15/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former Kentucky baseball standout and Lexington native John Shelby has been tabbed as the eighth-best prospect in the Chicago White Sox Organization, Baseball America announced.

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Morriss turns down Boyle Co.

Posted: 01/14/2008 - Former UK coach Guy Morriss will not be the next head coach at Boyle Co. Athletic director Jim Spears told 27 SportsFirst that the coach informed Boyle Co. administrators Monday afternoon of his decision.

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Jasper, Meeks May Miss Tuesday's Game

Posted: 01/14/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky may be without guards Derrick Jasper and Jodie Meeks on Tuesday when the Wildcats travel to Mississippi State.

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High School Basketball Rankings

Posted: 01/14/2008 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school basketball polls, with first-place votes, records, and total points:

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Dunlap Named SEC Freshman of the Week

Posted: 01/14/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s Victoria Dunlap (Nashville, Tenn.) was named the Southeastern Conference’s Freshman of the Week for the second time this season after averaging 11.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 3.5 blocks in the Wildcats’ two league wins last week, the league office in Birmingham, Ala., announced Monday.

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Gross Sales Top $70 Million at Keeneland

Posted: 01/14/2008 - Lexington, KY (January 13, 2008) – The sale of four horses for more than $1 million contributed to gross sales of $70.4 million at Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, which ended Sunday.

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Wildats Earn Five Titles in Kentucky Invitational

Posted: 01/14/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky track and field teams opened the final day of competition with two event wins and concluded the meet with victories in both the men’s and women’s the 4x400m relay in the Kentucky Invitational held at E.J. Nutter Field House Saturday.

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UK Women Get Second SEC Win

Updated: 01/13/2008 - Freshman Kentucky forward Victoria Dunlap (Nashville, Tenn.) tallied 17 points, nine rebounds and four blocks, and senior guard Samantha Mahoney (Detroit) added 12 points Sunday to lead the Wildcats to a 64-60 win against Mississippi State in Humphrey Coliseum.

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Cats take down Vandy in 2 OTs

Posted: 01/12/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Unlike the start of his tenure at Kentucky, coach Billy Gillispie more than met expectations in his Southeastern Conference debut.

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Maysville legend, friend of high school sports, Punk Griffin dies

Updated: 01/12/2008 - Courtesy: The Independent-Ledger Arthur "Punk" Griffin stood only 5 feet 1, but he was a giant among Maysville sports personalities. Griffin, 81, died at 1:15 p.m., Friday at the hospice unit of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington, said his son-in-law, David Allen of Lexington.

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Wildcats Face Vandy Tomorrow

Posted: 01/11/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - University of Kentucky guard Ramel Bradley says he thought, before the season, the Wildcats' record would be better. But now, at 6-and-7, and their Southeastern Conference schedule beginning tomorrow, Bradley says they just have to toughen up.

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Wotan Tops Friday's Keeneland Session

Posted: 01/11/2008 - Lexington, KY (January 11, 2008) – Wotan, a three-year-old Dynaformer colt sold as part of the compete dispersal of the late Cynthia Phipps’ estate, brought $380,000 to top Friday’s session of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale.

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Danny Hope Heading to Purdue

Updated: 01/11/2008 - WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Purdue coach Joe Tiller will retire after next season and be replaced by new associate head coach Danny Hope.

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